Westport & Co Mayo

Westport & Co Mayo

County Mayo has some of the most spectacular scenery in the west of Ireland. Our base in Westport is set against the majestic expanse of Clew Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick.

County Mayo has some of the most spectacular scenery in the west of Ireland. Our base in Westport is set against the majestic expanse of Clew Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick. We visit rugged Achill Island, discover traditional ways of life at the National Museum of Country Life, step back to the 16th-century in Westport House and get a first-hand experience of sheepdog herding.

 

Hotel: Clew Bay Hotel (4 nights D, B&B)

Our base is a comfortable family-run hotel in the town centre. The bedrooms are different in size and décor, and are equipped with a hairdryer, satellite TV, tea/coffee-making

facilities. There is WiFi and complimentary access to the Westport Leisure Park next door.

 

 

Day 1

Europa Buscentre to Westport via Sligo.

D

Day 2

Today we travel through the breathtaking landscapes and fascinating countryside of Co. Mayo, passing Ballycroy National Park, to visit the award-winning Céide Fields Visitors Centre, located beside some of the most spectacular cliffs and rock formations in Ireland. Try the viewing platform positioned on the edge of the 110m high cliff!

B, D

Day 3

This morning we pass Croagh Patrick for a visit to Glen Keen Farm & Visitor Centre where we enjoy Sheepdog Herding and a light lunch. We continue to the impressive Aasleagh Falls (photo opportunity) before discovering the history of sheep farming and the local woollen industry at the Sheep and Wool Centre.

B, D

Day 4

We travel around Clew Bay today crossing to Achill Island where we follow the Atlantic Drive capturing wonderful views of steeply-sloped mountains plunging into the shimmering Atlantic Ocean. Near Slievemore we stop briefly at the Deserted Village, abandoned around the time of the 1840’s Famine before returning to Westport after lunchtime. The afternoon is at leisure.

B, D

Day 5

We return to Belfast via Enniskillen.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Céide Fields Visitors Centre • Croagh Patrick • Glen Keen Farm & Visitor Centre • Aasleagh Falls • Sheep and Wool Centre • Achill Island • Deserted Village

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement from £75

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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